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SubjectRe: [2/2] Change p[gum]d_clear_* inlines to macros to fix p?d_ERROR
On Saturday 10 September 2005 16:15, Hugh Dickins wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Change p[gum]d_clear_* inlines to macros to fix p?d_ERROR
> >
> > When this code was refactored by Hugh it was moved out of the actual
> > functions into these inlines. The problem is that pgd_ERROR
> > uses __FUNCTION__ and __LINE__ to show where the error happened,
> > and with the inline that is pretty meaningless now because
> > it's the same for all callers.
> >
> > Change them to be macros to avoid this problem
> Please don't. It adds much less than I misremember (only 550 bytes
> to my i386 PAE config), but even so it's a waste of space.

Hmm? Macros and inlines take the same amount of space.

> (Of course, I was emboldened to make those changes because the messages
> had never been seen in living memory, beyond our own private development
> screwups. They started appearing just around the time I changed them.)

I have actually seen them while debugging something. But it was useless. That
is why I made the change.

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